Guenther Oettinger
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Russia rejects EU-brokered Ukraine gas payment plan

Gazprom has reaffirmed its Monday deadline for Ukraine to pay its debts after talks between Moscow and Kiev ended without agreement.

The Russian gas giant said it will cut Ukraine's supply if Kiev fails to pay $1.95bn (£1.15bn) by 06:00 GMT.

European Union Energy Commissioner Guenther Oettinger urged "more flexibility", insisting that the sides could come to a solution.

  • 16 Jun 2014
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